Learn filmmaking by editing a short movie
Education site license $79
Explore the essentials of film storytelling by editing this short movie. Choose from over 90 clips including movement, action, dialogue and B-roll. You’ll learn about selecting shots, and which shots work together; how to show movement and edit dialogue; the editing process; and intermediate editing techniques like ‘split edits’, adding cutaways, planning a soundtrack and editing to music. Includes PDF supporting materials and PowerPoint introduction to the continuity system.
“Your package is amazing! It has everything a teacher could want. Very good tutorial guides.”
Tim McGuire, EdTech teacher, USA
Making Movies Make Sense is an engaging, interactive introduction to film language and filmmaking for ages 9 to adult.
This 148-page multitouch book is made for Apple Books, with dozens of video clips, stills, interactive pictures, audio clips and pop-up tips and questions. It includes practical activities and links to downloads. For iPad, Mac and iPhone.
“Beautifully put together and illustrated with great examples throughout – highly recommended.”
Dr John Potter, UCL Knowledge Lab
Filmmaking ebook (coming soon)
My new visual introduction to filmmaking will be out soon. This ebook takes you step-by-step through the filmmaking process, from choosing equipment to planning, shooting and editing your first short movie or video.
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This printable storyboard, shot list, logging sheet and documentary script will help you plan your films.